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When the Dog Dies

Series 3

Episode 4: Full Fathom Five

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LWLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 LW

Son-in-law Blake secretly fits Sandy's new wristwatch with a tiny transponder, so that he knows exactly where Sandy is spending the family money. But then the watch is stolen. Show more

When the Dog Dies

Series 4

Episode 4: The Hills Are Alive

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Sandy's holding auditions for The Sound of Music. Everyone's keen. But Blake is scheming. Stars the much missed Ronnie Corbett. Show more

When the Dog Dies

Series 4

Episode 1: Gone in a Flash

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Sandy is feeling bereft with no lodger - and his granddaughter throwing a wild party. Stars the much-missed Ronnie Corbett. Show more

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Series 1

Episode 6: Curse of the Mummy

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Sitcom about a middle-aged bachelor living with his parents. Timothy's sister Muriel comes to stay and tries to persuade him to go home with her.

Contributors

Timothy Lumsden:
Ronnie Corbett
Mrs Lumsden:
Barbara Lott
Mr Lumsden:
William Moore
Producer:
David Askey

When the Dog Dies

Series 4

Episode 3: Ships That Pass

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

Sandy takes a fashionable cure for memory loss, but remembers things better left forgotten. Stars the much missed Ronnie Corbett. Show more

When the Dog Dies

Series 4

Episode 6: Twilight of the Gods

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FMLatest broadcast: on BBC Radio 4 FM

It finally looks like Sandy's going to have to downsize, but can he live without Dolores? Stars the much missed Ronnie Corbett. Show more

Comedy Connections

Series 3

Episode 8: The Two Ronnies

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Wales

Series charting the history of some of the best of British comedy shows looks at the hugely successful The Two Ronnies, which ran from 1971 to 1987. Show more

Contributors

Presenter:
Doon Mackichan
Interviewed Guest:
Ronnie Corbett
Interviewed Guest:
Ronnie Barker
Executive Producer:
James Gilbert
Producer:
Terry Hughes
Producer:
Michael Hurll
Series Producer:
Toby Stevens

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Series 1

Episode 1: For Love or Mummy

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Sitcom about a middle-aged man who lives with his parents. Timothy meets a girl at his amateur dramatics society and wants to go on a riverboat shuffle with her. Show more

Contributors

Timothy Lumsden:
Ronnie Corbett
Phyllis Lumsden:
Barbara Lott
Sidney Lumsden:
William Moore
Producer:
David Askey

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Series 1

Episode 2: Buttons

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Sitcom about a middle-aged bachelor. The latest girl in Timothy's life has a jealous boyfriend who doesn't take kindly to him trying to steal her away. Show more

Contributors

Timothy Lumsden:
Ronnie Corbett
Phyllis Lumsden:
Barbara Lott
Sidney Lumsden:
William Moore
Pianist:
Paul Maguire
Producer:
David Askey

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Series 1

Episode 3: The Godfather

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Sitcom about a middle-aged bachelor who lives with his domineering mother and ineffectual father. Timothy tries to stop his godson being bullied at school.

Contributors

Timothy Lumsden:
Ronnie Corbett
Phyllis Lumsden:
Barbara Lott
Sidney Lumsden:
William Moore
Mr Bullford:
Robert Russell
Producer:
David Askey

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Series 1

Episode 4: Bachelor Seeks Anywhere

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

1980s sitcom about a middle-aged man still living with his parents. Timothy makes a determined effort to find himself a flat.

Contributors

Timothy Lumsden:
Ronnie Corbett
Mrs Lumsden:
Barbara Lott
Mr Lumsden:
William Moore
Samantha:
Lynne Ross
Library User:
Wilfred Grove
Scottish Tramp:
Charles Stewart
Producer:
David Askey

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Series 1

Episode 5: Does Your Mother Know You're Out?

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Sitcom about a middle-aged man living with his parents. Timothy wants to go to the cinema, but his mother wants him to spend his evenings painting.

Contributors

Timothy Lumsden:
Ronnie Corbett
Mrs Lumsden:
Barbara Lott
Mr Lumsden:
William Moore
Caroline:
Sally Grace
Cashier:
Tina Jones
Cinema Manager:
John Fleming
Man In Cinema:
Pat Gorman
Producer:
David Askey

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Series 2

Episode 1: Cromer or Bust

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Sitcom. When Timothy's parents go on a second honeymoon, he plans to hold a party - with the intention of seducing Veronica Straddles. Show more

Contributors

Timothy Lumsden:
Ronnie Corbett
Mrs Lumsden:
Barbara Lott
Mr Lumsden:
William Moore
Brewer's Drayman:
Leo Dolan
Winford:
Graham Rowe
Veronica Straddles:
Karen Cooper
Ambulance Man:
Norman Comer
1st Angler:
Peter Tullo
2nd Angler:
Ridgewell Hawkes
Producer:
David Askey

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Series 2

Episode 2: Perchance to Dream

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Sitcom about a middle-aged bachelor. The prospect of a promotion at work heralds a bout of sleepwalking and recurring nightmares for Timothy. Show more

Contributors

Timothy Lumsden:
Ronnie Corbett
Mrs Lumsden:
Barbara Lott
Mr Lumsden:
William Moore
Psychotherapist:
Helen Fraser
Secretary:
Amanda Gee
Producer:
David Askey

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Series 2

Episode 4: Great Expectations

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Sitcom about a bachelor living with his parents. Mother is out to get Aunt Esme's money for Timothy, and Timothy has encounters with a garage owner and his dogs. Show more

Contributors

Timothy Lumsden:
Ronnie Corbett
Mrs Lumsden:
Barbara Lott
Mr Lumsden:
William Moore
Aunt Esme:
Sheila Raynor
Passer-by:
John Rudling
Policeman:
James Muir
Producer:
David Askey

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Series 2

Episode 5: The Next Best Man

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Sitcom. Timothy is asked to be best man at his friend Frank's wedding. He ends up in trouble when trying to encourage the idea of marriage in spite of his parents. Show more

Contributors

Timothy Lumsden:
Ronnie Corbett
Mrs Lumsden:
Barbara Lott
Mr Lumsden:
William Moore
Jennifer:
Judi Lamb
Producer:
David Askey

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Series 2

Episode 6: Could Do Better

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Sitcom. With Frank 's wedding impending, Timothy sets his cap at bridesmaid Liz. Will our hero get his head out of the railings in time? Will he forget the ring? Show more

Contributors

Timothy Lumsden:
Ronnie Corbett
Mrs Lumsden:
Barbara Lott
Mr Lumsden:
William Moore
Liz Large:
Nell Curran
Ticket Collector:
Michael Gunn
Jennifer:
Judi Lamb
Gravedigger:
Jack Haig
Pub Landlord:
Chris Breeze
Producer:
David Askey

Legit

Episode 5: Danny, Champion of the World

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC One Scotland

While Fox fits a security system for a familiar face, Danny is enamoured by his mother May's new man. Can Danny mould him into the perfect partner? Show more

Contributors

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Series 2

Episode 3: Sons and Lovers

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Sitcom. Timothy's handsome cousin Brinsley comes to stay - and supplants Timothy in Mother's affections.

Contributors

Timothy Lumsden:
Ronnie Corbett
Mrs Lumsden:
Barbara Lott
Mr Lumsden:
William Moore
Pub Landlord:
Chris Breeze
Bridge Player:
Joyce Windsor
Producer:
David Askey